Vesting Acceleration: 5 factors a Company should consider

Equity compensation may prove to be the most significant compensation a startup grants its employees. In recent decades, thriving start-up businesses have benefitted hundreds of employees granted with equity based compensation. Employees in these start-ups typically agreed to work for lower salaries than those offered by established corporations, and in return were granted with a … Read more Vesting Acceleration: 5 factors a Company should consider

Five Things to Remember about Finders’ Agreements

Do you need to raise capital for your company? If you haven’t yet, you will probably soon be introduced to yet another link in the venture capital world food chain: “finders”. Finders usually come with the promise of saving you time and introducing you and your company to fast, available cash. While in some cases … Read more Five Things to Remember about Finders’ Agreements

Anti-Dilution – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Shares that are sold by a company, usually in the case of issuance, result in existing investor-holding dilution, unless they participate, of course. To protect their investments, sophisticated investors have introduced a variety of mechanisms to the venture capital world. One of these important mechanisms is anti-dilution. Anti-dilution protection is exercised by holders of preferred … Read more Anti-Dilution – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly